Yes, sharks too!

As highly anticipated events go, everyone knows there's Christmas, birthdays and ... Shark Week.

And for good reason, we're getting ready to turn out attention to these marine predators once again. It turns out there's more inside that head than fierce, jagged teeth.

This Discovery News article points to evidence that sharks and other predators "follow strict mathematical strategies" when looking for food.

Have a look from the safety of your computer screen.

 

 

The most common question students ask math teachers at every level is “When will I use math?” WeUseMath.org is a non-profit website that helps to answer this question. This website describes the importance of mathematics and many rewarding career opportunities available to students who study mathematics.


 

Physician
$187,199/yr
Cryptanalyst
$137,780/yr
Actuary
$160,000/yr
$126,000/yr
Attorney
$187,199/yr
Chemist
$116,130/yr
$119,950/yr
Hydrologist
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Figures represent salary potential.

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May

Dr. Cary Oberije, a postdoctoral researcher in The Netherlands, has found that mathematical models can be used to accurately predict patients' responses to treatment. Prediction models were used to analyze lung cancer patients' likelihood of survival and...

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